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A 68-year-old woman with Alzheimer's disease developed renal dysfunction after starting carbamazepine for epilepsy. Although Ga-67 citrate scintigraphy strongly suggested interstitial nephritis, renal biopsy was not possible due to her overall state. At 61 days after admission, she died of unexplained shock. At autopsy, severe infiltration of T lymphocytes was noted, not only in the renal interstitium but also in the liver, lungs, and adrenal glands. Adrenal failure was a possible cause ofdoi:10.2169/internalmedicine.51.8344 pmid:23064568 fatcat:3gbsiyjanzg4dchrivtiekkhoe